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    Biography

    Rarely does a commercial or residential development project happen in North Central West Virginia without Brian Gallagher being consulted for guidance, advice, and connections.  Clients appreciate Brian’s ability to bring resources and people to the table that reduce roadblocks and red tape, to help them get projects done efficiently.  Brian helps clients develop commercial, recreational, industrial, and residential properties ranging from single project sites to large, multi-tenant, mixed-use developments.  Beyond helping clients with development projects, he is often called upon to help clients form entities, buy and sell assets, secure operating and expansion capital, and take advantage of tax incentives. 

    Memberships & Awards

    Professional
    Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business
    The Best Lawyers in America®
    Best Lawyers® 2020 Morgantown, WV Real Estate Law, Lawyer of the Year
    Super Lawyers® 2009

    Key Experience

    General counsel for a regional privately owned company with over one hundred twenty (120) facilities. Work includes all aspects of acquisition of sites, construction, financing, operations, negotiation of franchise agreements, supply chain contracts, leasing, dispositions, and general corporate governance.
    Represented a lender for construction and permanent financing credit facility for aquatic and track and field facility for use by major Division 1 University and by the community
    Represented a real estate developer in all aspects of the development and leasing of a one thousand five hundred (1,500) bed student housing project